Alfred “Al” A. Hilt Jr. died January 27, 2018, in Homosassa, Florida. He was born February 23, 1943, to Alfred and Beulah Hilt, in Toledo. A 1961 graduate of Perrysburg High School, he served his country for four years in the U.S. Air Force, Strategic Air Command’s 556 SMS during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. He married his high school sweetheart, Gloria Hines, in 1962. He retired in 1995, with the rank of lieutenant, with 30 years of service from the Perrysburg Police Division. This was followed by two years a security bailiff with the Perrysburg Municipal Court. He was a member of 557 SMS Association, Post 28 American Legion, Phoenix Lodge 123 F&AM. He was a 32nd degree Mason and Zenobia Shriner. Mr. Hilt was preceded in death in 1988 by his son, BM2 Kenneth A. Hilt Sr. (USN) and granddaughter Ashley Hilt in 2017. He is survived by his wife, Gloria; daughter, Kelly Ann Hilt; brother, Bob (Jean) Hilt; grandson, Kenneth Hilt Jr.; great-grandsons, Sean and Braydon, and great-granddaughters, Macy and Gracelynn. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Expressions of sympathy in Al’s memory may be made to Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast, P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34665.